Shanghai Weather in October

What's the weather like in Shanghai, China in October 2018?

The climate in Shanghai during October can be summarized as warm and reasonably dry.

October is in the fall / autumn in Shanghai and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (72°F), whilst at night 15°C (58°F) is normal.

Shanghai weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 22.1°C 71.7°F
Nightly temperature 14.6°C 58.2°F
Average temperature 18.3°C 64.9°F
Daily sunshine 5.8 hrs
Avg rainfall 58 mm 2.3 ins
Rainy days 12 days
Sea temperature 22°C 71.6°F
Humidity 77%
Windspeed 9.7kph 6 mph

On average October is the 4th driest month of the year in Shanghai with around 58mm 2.3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.8 hours of sunshine per day.

October temperatures in Shanghai

October rainfall

October hourly sunshine

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in October 2018.

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Shanghai weather stats

Shanghai weather statistics
Hottest month: July 31.2°C 88.2°F
Driest month: December 37mm 1.5ins
Sunniest month: August 8.3hrs
Coldest month: January 7.2°C 45°F
Wettest month: June 159mm 6.3ins
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